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2 hrs ago | Ocean Navigator

Cementing a repair

This past June the 48-foot Dutch-built sloop Stormvogel was on a passage from Port Villa, Vanuatu to Cairns, Australia, along with two companion vessels, Southern Star , a Nordhavn 47 and Oda , a 40-foot Bavaria.

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6 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

Abuser priest guilty

Glenn Humphreys, 61, who worked in Townsville for almost a decade, was found guilty of sexually abusing a teenage boy between 1983 and 1986 while he was assistant priest at a church in Perth.

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7 hrs ago | ABC News

Fatal crashes spark Police Minister's plea for driver vigilance

The Police Minister says he is concerned about the number of fatal crashes emergency workers are being called to in south-east Queensland's Wide Bay.

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12 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Isabel homes in on island getaway

SHE'S just completed five feature films so Hollywood-based actor Isabel Lucas is happy to be home in Queensland for some welcome relaxation.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Why escapees broke back INTO jail

THREE men escaped from a Queensland correctional centre only to allegedly break back into the prison to pull off their cunning plan.

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ComputerWorld

NBN end users approach 100Mbps with FTTN

One of the first end users to be connected as part of NBN Co's trial of fibre-to-the-node technology has hit download speeds of 96 megabits per second and upload speeds of 30Mbps, the company charged with rolling out the National Broadband Network revealed today.

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ABC News

$11 million gas pipeline to fire up Bundaberg economy

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has announced an $11 million gas pipeline for the Bundaberg region with the potential creation of hundreds of new jobs.

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Townsville Bulletin

Cop feared death by own gun

A DEERAGUN police officer may have been shot dead with his own firearm had he not made the decision to deploy his Taser on a 15-year-old girl who was viciously attacking him.

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Townsville Bulletin

Support for river plan

TOWNSVILLE Enterprise Limited has thrown its support behind a State Government and Townsville City Council push to develop both banks of the Ross Creek.

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CBS News

Which cities get the most and the least sleep?

A new study reveals how much sleep residents of different cities in the world typically get, suggesting that people in Melbourne sleep the most and people in Tokyo sleep the least.

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ABC News

Microscopes for minors

They're already wizards with computers, tablets and calculators, but school children around Mackay can now add another piece of technology to their classroom kit: microscopes.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hindustan Times

2 diplomats in race to be PMs G20 summit sherpa

Indian Ambassador to Russia PS Raghavan and former diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri are in contention to be appointed as personal emissary or "sherpa" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the G-20 summit in Brisbane, Australia on November 15-16.

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Scoop

Auckland Man Fuelling Fast Jets in Darwin

Pumping up to 600,000 litres of fuel a day is business as usual for Auckland man, Leading Aircraftman Mitchell Taylor, who is part of a Royal New Zealand Air Force Aviation Refuelling team fuelling fast jets at Exercise Pitch Black 2014.

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Townsville Bulletin

Pilot's lucky escape

Helicopter Crash late this afternoon when a man spraying fields clipped power lines on his last run, crashing the chopper into a sugar cane field near Horseshoe Lagoon, Clare area.

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Daily Mail

Key witness in Queensland murder case told how he went back to his...

'No just God would stand for what they did': Obama vows to punish ISIS for beheading American journalist James Wright Foley as UK Prime Minister admits hooded executioner was probably British 'He would have gone first, that is who he is': Brave parents of James Foley match their son for dignity and courage as they share belief he would have ... (more)

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The Daily Beast

Is Sleeping Apart Good for Couples?By Tim Teeman

The film director Baz Luhrmann and his wife, Catherine Martin, sleep separately most nights of the week.

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Townsville Bulletin

Uranium plan under fire

In this 26/08/2011 photo, Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan pauses during a press conference in Tokyo, announcing his resignation to the nation.

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ABC News

The sounds of Queensland via Berlin

The work of Berlin-based composer Thomas Meadowcroft has some uniquely Australian themes, thanks to the love of his home town.

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Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The forbearance agreements between PREPA an... )--Meggitt Training Systems will demonstrate and discuss the latest in next generation simulation training systems at Land Forces 2014 in Brisbane, Australia, 22-25 Sept... )--Silverthorne Homes announced today its plans for revitalizing two upscale subdivisions in Center Grove and Fishers.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Sailors trapped off Fraser Island

SEARCH and rescue teams are combing the waters of Townsville looking for three men who have been missing since Tuesday.

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